Advisory Boards and Commissions Recruitments

How to apply

If you're interested in any of these opportunities, you can apply now online or request a paper form by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

Current Recruitments

The council currently has openings for 19 additional members. The council oversees operations, budgets, and quality measures at the Health Centers clinics throughout the county. Per federal requirements, the Council must be composed of a majority of patient members, therefore current patients (or their guardians) will be given priority to join the Council to maintain compliance. The Council conducts business through public meetings that are held from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month in the County’s Development Services Building in Oregon City. Note: Due to COVID-19, meetings are held in a virtual format until further notice.

Note: Due to COVID-19, meetings are held in a virtual format until further notice.

Council members are not required to have expertise in healthcare, but should be interested in improving the quality of care and patient experience in the Health Centers. Council members should be comfortable working with a diverse group of people and willing to reach consensus on various topics and make recommendations to Health Centers Leadership and the Board of County Commissioners. Individuals who represent all geographic areas and demographics are highly valued by the Council.

The deadline for applications is January 31. For more information, contact Samantha Hatfield at shatfield@clackamas.us.
Opens : January 06, 2022
Closes : January 31, 2022
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This committee is seeking a volunteer professional to serve on the Design Review Committee. The Design Review Committee is a volunteer committee that is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The Design Review Committee typically meets on Tuesday mornings as needed in the Development Services Building at 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, but during the COVID pandemic these meetings have moved to the Zoom online platform.

Presently there is one partial term that needs to be filled. The County is actively seeking a representative from the field of graphic design, finance or the construction and development industry, or a member from the general public with interest or experience in design review.

The Design Review Committee’s role is to serve as expert advisors to the staff on design review matters. The committee reviews commercial, industrial and multi-family developments within unincorporated Clackamas County.

Ideal candidates would have a strong design background, be familiar with Clackamas County and have an understanding of the permit/approval process within the County.

Design Review Committee candidates should possess the following skills:
  • The ability to read and interpret site plans
  • The ability to review site layout proposals in context with County Ordinance requirements
  • The ability to review landscaping and grading plans
  • The ability to read architectural elevations
  • Knowledge of building materials.
Each term is a four-year term. The partial term. The partial term that is being filled expires on April 30, 2024. The application deadline is March 13. For more information, contact Darcy Renhard at drenhard@clackamas.us


Opens : January 13, 2022
Closes : March 13, 2022
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This council has up to 10 openings for families and/or persons with Intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities (ID/DD), each of which carries a three-year term. The Developmental Disabilities Council is an advisory group that meets four times per year the last Thursday of the month, Jan/April/Aug/Oct from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to advise Clackamas County’s Developmental Disabilities Director about programs and services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Members are appointed by the Clackamas County Board of County Commissioners. The group advocates both locally and at the state level on issues related to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

The deadline for applications is February 28. For more information, please contact Amy Butler abutler@clackamas.us or 503-502-5745.
Opens : December 09, 2021
Closes : February 28, 2022
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This committee has two vacancies, each of which carries a three-year term. In particular, the county is seeking applicants with a background in finance and/or public library services. The Budget Committee participates annually with the Board in receiving and reviewing the Library District budget. The Library District Budget Committee participates in budget meetings in the spring and approves the budget and District tax rate each year. The history and other background regarding the Library District can be found on the Clackamas County Library District’s website at www.clackamas.us/librarydistrict. Applicants from the District’s service area who are dedicated and committed to public library services are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is January 31. For more information contact Eileen Stein, BCS Interim Deputy Director at at 503-319.2456 or estein@clackamas.us.
Opens : January 06, 2022
Closes : January 31, 2022
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This council is seeking two volunteers interested in serving on its Planning Commission.  To help ensure the Planning Commission represents the entire County, applicants from all geographic areas of the County are encouraged to apply.

The nine-member Planning Commission advises the Board of County Commissioners on land use applications and land use legislation in accordance with the requirements of State law, the County Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning & Development Ordinance. Members do not need to be land use experts, but should be interested in engaging in discussions on countywide land use issues.  

Planning Commission members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to four-year terms, which will expire on April 30, 2026.

The Planning Commission conducts its business through public hearings and work sessions usually scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on second and/or fourth Mondays of each month.  Meetings are typically held in the Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City.  However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, these meetings are taking place virtually via the Zoom online platform.  

The deadline for application submittal is February 27. For more information about the Planning Commission, contact Darcy Renhard via email at drenhard@clackamas.us.


Opens : December 09, 2021
Closes : February 27, 2022
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This board has one vacancy which carries a four-year term. Members of the board are appointed for four (4) year terms by the Commissioners and serve in an advisory capacity to them while acting as the policy-making body, managers of the business, and financial affairs of the Clackamas County Vector Control District. The District is responsible for the control of mosquitoes and flies, of which some are disease-carrying vectors in the County. The Oregon State Health Department and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife approve the District’s annual control plan.

The five-member board meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Vector Control District Office, at 1102 Abernethy Road in Oregon City. Applicants are required to live in Clackamas County.

The five-member board meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

The deadline for applications is January 31. For more information, please contact Clackamas County Vector Control District, Theresa Micallef at 503-655-8394, or email tmicallef@clackamas.us


Opens : January 06, 2022
Closes : February 28, 2022
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